LIFT Network awards $2.5M to regional colleges and universities

A robotic rapid arc welder welds two pieces of metal during a demonstration. Ivy Tech Community College is developing an advanced manufacturing and robotics flexible training lab at its Elkhart County campus. The school was among recipients of grants designed to support the future of manufacturing and advanced industry in the South Bend-Elkhart region.

SOUTH BEND — Grants have been awarded to eight regional colleges and universities for new programs designed to help the South Bend-Elkhart region advance its workforce skills.

Goshen College, Indiana University South Bend and Ivy Tech Community College, all with campuses in Elkhart County, were among recipients announced Wednesday.

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